By marija64
189 days ago

How, for the first time in history, a military plane crashed

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During 1915, the Austro-Hungarian squadron bombarded the center of the Serbian military industry three times, the city of Kraguevac. The masters of the Kraguevac Military Factory repaired the cannons seized in the Balkan wars and set them on a nearby hill to defend the city.

Radoje Raka Lutovac, a soldier, saw two enemy airplanes above the city on September 30, a binoculars. He shot at them. The plane fell to the ground. The grenade exploded near the plane, damaged it and sent it to the center of Kragujevac. The soldier immediately came to the horse in the city. When he was in front of the plane, he stood calmly, and He honored to the pilots, Fon Stefan and Otto Kish.

A few days later, he was awarded the medal of the Star of Karadjordje with the Golden Swords. In the autumn of 1918 he participated in the breakthrough of the Thessaloniki Front. After the end of the war, Radoe opened a trade in Trstenik. He died on November 25, 1968.The members of the anti-tank missile units mark this day as a monument to the first defeat of the enemy airplane in Serbia on September, 30th.1915.

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